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 2018-01-22 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

#LifeEsidimeni: What Qedani Mahlangu's testimony may mean for David Makhura...

Accusations fly as the embattled former health MEC finally testifies at the ongoing arbitration hearings....

 2018-01-22 21:10 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: Eskom's suspended finance chief Anoj Singh resigns...

Singh resigns ahead of a parliamentary inquiry into alleged corruption at the power utility...

 2018-01-22 20:46 

Mail & Guardian

Embattled Eskom CFO Anoj Singh resigns 'with immediate effect'...

Singh, who was suspended as CFO of Eskom in 2017, has resigned from the power utility with immediate effect...

 2018-01-22 20:45 

News24

End of US government shutdown in sight as senators announce agreement...

Democrats began aligning with a plan to reopen the federal government as the Senate began a key vote....

 2018-01-22 20:34 

News24

Ugandan army says 29 cattle raiders killed in three months...

Uganda's army says it had killed 29 armed cattle raiders in the porous northeastern region bordering South Sudan and Kenya, in a military operation which has entered its third month....

 2018-01-22 20:34 

News24

One dead in stampede at Morocco-Spain border...

One man died and several other people were injured during a stampede Monday on the border between Morocco and the Spanish overseas territory of Melilla, authorities and a rights group have said....

 2018-01-22 20:34 

News24

Militia leader convicted in Central African Republic...

Human rights groups in Central African Republic say a former warlord who fought in the anti-Balaka militia has been sentenced to life in prison, a first for this conflict-wracked country...

 2018-01-22 20:34 

News24

Woman ready to give birth dies in crash on way to hospital...

Police say a pregnant Maine woman was driving to the hospital to give birth when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed....

 2018-01-22 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Dalian Wanda to sell off assets after revenue falls 10.8%...

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group's revenue fell by 10.8% in 2017, the second consecutive year it declined....

 2018-01-22 20:27 

News24

Man dies after allegedly helping boss get rid of explosives police...

A 53-year-old man has died after allegedly trying to get rid of explosives for his boss, who had been arrested on a charge of illegal chrome mining, say Limpopo police....

 2018-01-22 20:08 

Business Report (IOL)

BREAKING NEWS: Suspended Eskom CFO Anoj Singh resigns...

Suspended Eskom Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Anoj Singh has resigned with immediate effect, the parastatal announced on Monday....

 2018-01-22 20:08 

Business Report (IOL)

BREAKING: Suspended Eskom CFO Anoj Singh resigns...

Suspended Eskom Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Anoj Singh has resigned with immediate effect, the parastatal announced on Monday....

 2018-01-22 20:03 

News24

ANC passes the buck to government on free higher education and land expropriation...

The ANC has left it to government to work out the methods and procedures of implementing fee-free higher education and land expropriation without compensation, says ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule....

 2018-01-22 19:54 

News24

BREAKING: Embattled Eskom CFO Anoj Singh resigns 'with immediate effect'...

Eskom has suspended announced the resignation of its chief financial officer Anoj Singh....

 2018-01-22 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Egypt plans stake sales in 6 to 8 state firms in 12 months...

Egypt aims to sell stakes in six to eight state-owned companies over the next 12 months, the finance minister said....

 2018-01-22 19:29 

News24

15-year-old girl shot at Texas school; boy, 16, arrested...

Authorities say a 15-year-old female student has been airlifted to a hospital after being shot at her high school in a small town south of Dallas...

 2018-01-22 19:18 

News24

Councillor testifies about being hit over head with water jug by ANC's Andile Lungisa...

Member of the mayoral committee for transport Rano Kayser has taken to the stand to testify against ANC provincial heavyweight Andile Lungisa in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court....

 2018-01-22 19:09 

Business Live

US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown...

Federal government to reopen after Republicans agree to address Democrats' concerns over 'Dreamers' law...

 2018-01-22 19:06 

News24

'These NGOs are dishonest', Qedani Mahlangu said in Life Esidimeni email...

Former Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has been accused of withholding the truth from the provincial legislature regarding the challenges being faced by NGOs after she was alerted of the challenges ahead of her appearance before the legislature....

 2018-01-22 18:45 

Business Report (IOL)

#WEF: Ramaphosa says action on SOEs part of restoring investor confidence...

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Davos in Switzerland on Monday to spearhead the South African delegation at the World Economic Forum....

 2018-01-22 18:38 

News24

Magashule avoids questions on his role in failed Vrede dairy farm...

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has avoided questions on his role in the failed Vrede dairy farm, now under curatorship amid allegations that millions of rands that was allocated to the farm were diverted to the Gupta family....

 2018-01-22 18:30 

News24

Strike grounds Air Algerie flights from capital...

A strike by Air Algerie crews grounded flights by the carrier out of the North African state's capital, the airline and a union have said....

 2018-01-22 18:30 

News24

Sudan frees AFP, Reuters reporters detained covering protests...

Sudan has freed Agence France-Presse's reporter in Khartoum, Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, and a Reuters journalist who were arrested last week while covering protests....

 2018-01-22 18:30 

News24

Egypt says 2 policemen to stand trial over detainee's death...

Egypt's state news agency says two policemen will go on trial next month on charges of killing a detainee....

 2018-01-22 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Saudi minister calls for extended co-operation...

Saudi Arabia's energy minister urged global oil producing nations yesterday to extend their co-operation beyond 2018....

 2018-01-22 18:13 

News24

Gauteng education MEC concerned about continued school disruptions...

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has expressed concern over continued disruptions at some schools in Gauteng....

 2018-01-22 17:59 

News24

Life Esidimeni: We are sick of an irresponsible government, says TAC...

The anticipated arrival of former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings has brought out a sea of protesters who say they are tired of deaths at the hands of an uncaring government....

 2018-01-22 17:54 

News24

UK not keeping up with Russia threat, head of army to warn...

Britain would struggle to match Russian military capabilities on the battlefield and risks falling further behind potential adversaries without more investment, the head of the army will warn....

 2018-01-22 17:44 

News24

Cape Town appoints acting commissioner to replace official implicated in De Lille allegations...

The City of Cape Town has appointed an acting commissioner for its Transport and Urban Development Authority following the recent suspension of its senior transport head....

 2018-01-22 17:30 

News24

Several injured in stampede at Morocco-Spain border...

Several people were injured, at least one seriously, during a stampede on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, authorities and a rights group have said....

 2018-01-22 17:30 

News24

Lisbon graft trial of senior Angolan official opens...

The trial of Angolan former vice-president Manuel Vicente for alleged corruption has opened in his absence in the Portuguese capital, raising tensions between the oil-rich African country and its former colonial ruler....

 2018-01-22 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

World's richest 1% claims 82% of wealth created in 2017 - Oxfam...

A Oxfam new report shows that 82% of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population....

 2018-01-22 17:29 

News24

WATCH: Protesters shut down Krugersdorp in bloody protest...

Townships in Mogale City and the Krugersdorp CBD have been effectively shut down as thousands of protesters clash with police....

 2018-01-22 17:08 

Business Live

US will speed up plans to open Jerusalem embassy, Pence tells Knesset...

The dramatic declaration by the US vice-president is met with gasps of approval in the Israeli parliament, while the PLO calls his speech 'a gift to extremists' by the Trump administration...

 2018-01-22 17:08 

Business Live

GADFLY: How will Mario Draghi dig himself out of this hole?...

There's more to this than the president of the European Central Bank looking like he's being economical with the truth, writes Marcus Ashworth...

 2018-01-22 17:08 

Business Live

JSE starts week firmer as rand aims for R12/$ break...

Banks and financials were buoyed by the rand's strength and good news on the political front, with the ANC resolving to recall Zuma and the appointment of a new Eskom board...

 2018-01-22 17:05 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: 2018: calling in the debts...

Companies find themselves in the unenviable position of having to recoup debts owed to them by consumers to maintain profitability, and this is likely to increase in 2018...

 2018-01-22 17:00 

News24

Saudi-led coalition announces $1.5bn in new aid for war-torn Yemen...

A Saudi-led military coalition has announced $1.5bn in new humanitarian aid for Yemen, after the UN made what it called a record appeal for assistance for the war-ravaged country....

 2018-01-22 16:54 

News24

Dlamini denies undermining Sassa with parallel workstreams...

Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini has denied that the workstreams she established were meant to undermine the South African Social Security Agency....

 2018-01-22 16:41 

News24

SAB to quench Capetonians' thirst but with a different drink...

South African Breweries will be helping Capetonians struggling through the drought crisis by shipping out 12 million quarts of a drink not usually associated with the company....

 2018-01-22 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Clicks continues its growth trends thanks to "3 for 2" specials...

Health and beauty retailer Clicks continued to show growth in the 20 weeks to mid-January 2018, increasing sales by 14.2%....

 2018-01-22 16:23 

News24

Cape Town central line remains suspended until further notice - Metrorail...

Train commuters have no option but to rely on alternative transport until the central line is operational....

 2018-01-22 16:16 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Mahlangu shifts blame for Life Esidimeni; Mapimpi joins Sharks; and No decision that Zuma must go, says Magashule...

President Jacob Zuma releases his diary amid expectations that he will exit office; Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan full of praise for centre Nico Lee after a win over the Southern Kings; and We take a closer look at Princess Eugenie's fianc Jack Brooksban...

 2018-01-22 16:07 

Business Live

Tiger Global's stake in Barclays now at $1bn, says insider...

The purchase makes New York-based Tiger Global a top 10 investor in the British bank...

 2018-01-22 16:07 

Business Live

Out-of-work government employees set fire to Tshwane municipal building...

The municipality claims the former 'Vat Alles' workers have caused disruption and chaos across the city after their contracts ran out at the beginning of the year...

 2018-01-22 16:04 

News24

Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River dam...

Ethiopia's leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a disagreement with Egypt over the hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River...

 2018-01-22 16:04 

News24

Three killed by suspected rebels in eastern DRC...

Suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels killed three civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, despite an offensive by government troops, sources have said....

 2018-01-22 15:51 

News24

There is no decision that Zuma must go Magashule...

The ANC has not taken a decision that President Jacob Zuma must step down as head of state, says ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule....

 2018-01-22 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

India is said to consider ways to lower hydropower tariffs...

India is considering lowering tariffs for new hydro-electric power projects to help them compete against cheaper forms of electricity....

 2018-01-22 15:17 

Mail & Guardian

Dlamini meandos around inquiry questions, including her job description...

"All the work that I do is important," Dlamini told Geoff Budlender, advocate for civil society group Black Sash....

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